Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator, School of Nursing
Job no: 499873
College / VP Area: College of Health Sciences
Work type: Staff
Categories: Health Services, Full Time
PAY GRADE: 30E
CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
Under the general direction of the Manager of Operations and External Relations and in coordination with the Undergraduate Program Director and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Practice Initiatives, the Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator manages the day-to-day operations of the department's undergraduate programs, Traditional, Accelerated, RN-BSN Programs. The Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator will utilize knowledge of the healthcare community to identify clinical sites needed to provide appropriate experiences to meet the clinical objectives of nursing undergraduate courses. The Undergraduate Clinical Coordinator will secure the clinical sites, assure affiliation agreements are in place for clinical placement, assure that clinical faculty and students are in compliance with all clinical requirements for their respective clinical placements, and assure that the undergraduate clinical courses are staffed with the needed number of qualified adjunct clinical instructors. This position will also participate in the department's undergraduate recruiting program including managing recruitment events, fairs and corresponding with prospective with prospective undergraduate students throughout the inquiry, admissions, and matriculation processes.
- Forecast, secure, and assign students to clinical placements in collaboration with the Director of Undergraduate Programs, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Practice Initiatives, and faculty.
- Manage undergraduate student clinical placement issues as appropriate such as reporting of confidential student clinical issues as indicated, collaborating with the Director of Undergraduate Programs and clinical agencies to determine if a student can participate in clinical activities.
- Respond to telephone/email inquiries and provide initial/general information on nursing
- undergraduate programs.
- Provide support to the Director of Undergraduate Programs.
- Seek clinical learning opportunities for undergraduate students.
- Initiate offer letters, orientation letter, and program information letter; track distribution of each letter to each student.
- In collaboration with Director of Undergraduate Programs, monitor student progress to ensure successful degree completion.
- Maintain undergraduate programs website; monitor and update yearly in consultation with Undergraduate Program Director.
- In consultation with Director of Undergraduate Programs, liaise with representatives of the CHS College regarding undergraduate student policies.
- Tailor recruitment efforts to attract qualified and diverse applicant pools.
- Participate in on-site/off-site undergraduate recruitment events.
- Oversee and monitor mandatory requirements of faculty and students as per the School of Nursing policies and as indicated by clinical agencies.
- Recruit and maintain adjunct faculty clinical instructors for undergraduate clinical courses.
- Oversee registration process for students including undergraduate preceptorship.
- Collaborate with undergraduate clinical coordinators.
- Bachelor's Degree with three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in a Nursing field preferred.
- Strong knowledge of curricula and the ability to translate the objectives to the clinical experience.
- Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
- Ability to make independent decisions and judgments in keeping with the level of the position.
- Ability to plan, prioritize, balance, and review a variety of projects that must be completed simultaneously and on time.
- Ability to communicate and interact with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds and to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment.
- Ability to use advanced techniques in word processing, spreadsheet, database, webpage, and presentation software.
- Ability to utilize current social media platforms.
- Demonstrated understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
- Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where diversity is celebrated, and equity is a core value.
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